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Currency Exchange Rate in 1799: Prussia (Brandenburg and Pommerania)

Berlin, Potsdam, Stetin, etc.

Note: This table shows the exchange rate in English Pound Sterling.

Coin Equivalent £ Shillings Pence
Denier (Note 1) - 0 0 7/270
Polchen 9 Deniers 0 0 7/30
Grosh 18 Deniers 0 0 7/15
Abrass 3 Polchens 0 0 7/10
Marc (Note 1) 20 Groshen 0 0 9 1/5
Florin 30 Groshen 0 1 2
Rix-Dollar (Note 1) 90 Groshen 0 3 6
Albertus 108 Groshen 0 4 2
Ducat 8 Florins 0 9 4

Notes:

1. Imaginary money use in accounting, signifying a fictitious piece which did not exist, but was used to represent other pieces.

Source:

Guthrie, William. A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar and Present State of the several Kingdoms of the World. Montrose, 1799. P. 1034

Placed on the Napoleon Series: July 2004

 

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